Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Data Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Security over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Data Security
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 212 199
Rank change year-on-year +31 -13 -31
Contract jobs citing Data Security 18 11 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.32% 0.16% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.19% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 57
North West median daily rate £610 £438 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.43% -16.67% -
10th Percentile £417 £388 £420
90th Percentile £755 £663 £600
England median daily rate £475 £500 £480
% change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North West median hourly rate £16.19 - -
England median hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year +25.93% -47.06% +155.00%

Data Security is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4593 5726 6975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.31% 83.84% 81.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2929 3694 4234
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 166 284
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +67.60%
10th Percentile £11.67 £12.13 £12.40
90th Percentile £51.71 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Data Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Data Security in the North West

Data Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Security in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Security in the North West

Data Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Security in the North West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Security in the North West

Data Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Security in the North West

Data Security
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +27 7 £468 -12.00%
Lancashire +19 7 £610 +52.50%
Cheshire +8 3 £400 -20.00%
Merseyside +3 1 - -
Data Security
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 10 (55.56%) Big Data
1 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (50.00%) Analytics
3 8 (44.44%) Data Quality
3 8 (44.44%) Open Source
3 8 (44.44%) Data Architecture
3 8 (44.44%) Hadoop
3 8 (44.44%) Visualisation
3 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) Finance
3 8 (44.44%) Data Strategy
4 7 (38.89%) Management Information System
4 7 (38.89%) Data Management
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle
4 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (38.89%) Data Modelling
4 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (38.89%) QA
4 7 (38.89%) Tableau
4 7 (38.89%) Data Governance
4 7 (38.89%) Metadata Management
5 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
5 6 (33.33%) HBase
5 6 (33.33%) Apache Hive
5 6 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 6 (33.33%) Data Integration
5 6 (33.33%) Pentaho
5 6 (33.33%) Information Assurance

Data Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.56%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
1 1 (5.56%) Google Analytics
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) tcpdump
1 2 (11.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) Big Data
2 8 (44.44%) Hadoop
3 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (33.33%) Apache Hive
4 6 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (33.33%) Data Lake
4 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 6 (33.33%) HBase
4 6 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 6 (33.33%) Pentaho
4 6 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
6 1 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) ERwin
2 1 (5.56%) GitLab
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Local Government
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Architect
2 8 (44.44%) Data Architect
3 6 (33.33%) Lead Architect
3 6 (33.33%) Lead Data Architect
4 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Lead
4 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse Architect
4 4 (22.22%) Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Big Data Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) CRM Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Hyperion Planning Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Information Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security Architect
6 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Records Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Apache Avro
1 2 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (11.11%) Kafka
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (38.89%) Management Information System
3 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.56%) CESG
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (5.56%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (5.56%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (5.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Analytics
2 8 (44.44%) Data Architecture
2 8 (44.44%) Data Strategy
2 8 (44.44%) Open Source
2 8 (44.44%) Visualisation
3 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (38.89%) Data Governance
3 7 (38.89%) Data Management
3 7 (38.89%) Data Modelling
3 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (38.89%) Metadata Management
4 6 (33.33%) Data Integration
4 6 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
4 6 (33.33%) Information Assurance
4 6 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
4 6 (33.33%) SFIA
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.11%) Information Security
6 2 (11.11%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CISM
1 2 (11.11%) CISSP
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) Data Quality
2 7 (38.89%) QA
3 1 (5.56%) COBIT
3 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Grafana
1 2 (11.11%) Graphite
2 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
1 7 (38.89%) Tableau
2 6 (33.33%) CA
2 6 (33.33%) Informatica
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Google
4 1 (5.56%) Hyperion
4 1 (5.56%) Teradata
4 1 (5.56%) WorldPay